Corset, English

Corset, English

Corset
English
1883
Satin, yellow leather, lace, metal fittings
Museum no. T.84-1980
© Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Red satin corset, bound with yellow leather in stripes with a lace trim at the top and a leather panel down the centre with metal loop and stud buttons on the front.

This was the kind of restrictive garment that dress reformers rejected.